Books

Aspects' prides itself on having Perth's best selection of gardening books, from Australian native flora through to garden design and propagation. Our selection also includes a wide range of books on travel, art and design, natural and cultural history, cooking, and Australian and children’s literature.
Pig the Elf plus Wrapping Paper and Gift Tags Pig the Elf plus Wrapping Paper and Gift Tags New!

Pig the Elf plus Wrapping Paper and Gift Tags

Pig the Elf book, plus Wrapping Paper and Gift TagsAaron Blabey Santa was coming! ’Twas bigger th...

Pig the Elf book, plus Wrapping Paper and Gift TagsAaron Blabey Santa was coming! ’Twas bigger than big! No-one loves Christmas more than Pig. And the world’s greediest Pug will stay up all night to get his presents! Another laugh-out-loud book from the #1 New York Times best-selling author, Aaron Blabey. Includes bonus 'Pig the Elf' wrapping paper and six gift tags! For ages three years and older

$17.95

Another book about Santa. Another book about Santa. New!

Another book about Santa.

Another book about Santa.Laura Bunting and Philip Bunting It’s Christmas time, and all everyone w...

Another book about Santa.Laura Bunting and Philip Bunting It’s Christmas time, and all everyone wants to read is another book about Santa, right when he is at his busiest. Santa is overworked and has had enough! But can he find a festive replacement to star in all the Christmas books so he can get on with his merry-making? For ages five years and older

$17.95

An Aussie Christmas Gum Tree New!

An Aussie Christmas Gum Tree

An Aussie Christmas Gum TreeJackie Hosking, illustrated by Nathaniel Eckstrom Join Possum and his...

An Aussie Christmas Gum TreeJackie Hosking, illustrated by Nathaniel Eckstrom Join Possum and his bush friends in this rhyming read-aloud story, perfect to share for an Aussie Christmas. From his lofty watch post, Possum is drawn to the sight of a distant tree covered in sparkling trinkets. A Christmas Tree, according to Kookaburra. So begins a quest in which Possum and his crafty crew of helpers try very hard to decorate their very own Christmas gum tree from Bowerbird’s treasure trove. But ...

$24.95

Fire Truck Santa New!

Fire Truck Santa

Fire Truck SantaNic McPickle, illustrated by Nathaniel Eckstrom A Christmas tradition, all round ...

Fire Truck SantaNic McPickle, illustrated by Nathaniel Eckstrom A Christmas tradition, all round this land,from the city to the country, from the bush to the sand,in a shiny red truck instead of a sleigh,Santa sets out on his jolly old way. But this fire truck has seen better days. It creaks and rattles and groans as Santa makes his rounds. It will take a miracle to get through Christmas Eve...With beautiful illustrations by Nathaniel Eckstrom, this is an energetic and delightful celebration ...

$17.95

Dear Son Dear Son New!

Dear Son

Dear Son: Letters and Reflections from First Nations Fathers and SonsThomas Mayor 'Dear Son' shar...

Dear Son: Letters and Reflections from First Nations Fathers and SonsThomas Mayor 'Dear Son' shares heartfelt letters written by First Nations men about life, masculinity, love, culture and racism. Along with his own vivid and poignant prose and poetry, author and editor Thomas Mayor invites 12 contributors to write a letter to their son or father, bringing together a range of perspectives that offers the greatest celebration of First Nations manhood. This beautifully designed anthology comes...

$34.95

The Great Book-Swapping Machine New!

The Great Book-Swapping Machine

The Great Book-Swapping MachineEmma Allen, illustrated by Lisa Coutts Late one night, a thing app...

The Great Book-Swapping MachineEmma Allen, illustrated by Lisa Coutts Late one night, a thing appears in the paddock next to Fabio’s house. His dad calls it ‘space junk’ but inside Fabio discovers books. Books about the galaxy; big, fat books; books full of poems. He swaps a book with Leila from next door and the thing becomes a Great Book-swapping Machine. But will the very important woman from the Space Agency let the community keep their machine? And what will happen when Fabio pulls its s...

$24.95

The Ferals that Ate Australia New!

The Ferals that Ate Australia

The Ferals that Ate AustraliaGuy Hull Dangerous predators and ravenous herbivores: the story of A...

The Ferals that Ate AustraliaGuy Hull Dangerous predators and ravenous herbivores: the story of Australia's feral nightmare. Isolation was once the impenetrable barrier that protected Australia and its unique fauna. But a little over two hundred years ago a foreign power took possession and brought with it the foreign animals that now dominate the country's ecosystem. They are the enemy within. Since that time, around 10 per cent of Australia's endemic terrestrial mammalian species have becom...

$34.95

The Worlds Most Pointless Animals The Worlds Most Pointless Animals New!

The Worlds Most Pointless Animals

The World's Most Pointless AnimalsPhilip Bunting We share our planet with some truly weird and wo...

The World's Most Pointless AnimalsPhilip Bunting We share our planet with some truly weird and wonderful creatures, from blobfish to pink fairy armadillos, who all (let’s be honest) seem pretty pointless. But what do these creatures actually do?! A witty, quirky, colourfully-illustrated book featuring some very silly animals. With a humorous, sardonic tone throughout, it contains funny labelled diagrams and some excellent made-up Latin names (n.b. the jellyfish’s scientific name is not actual...

$26.95

MELMO: Modernist Architecture in Melbourne New!

MELMO: Modernist Architecture in Melbourne

MELMO: Modernist Architecture in MelbourneRobin Grow 'MELMO: Modernist Architecture in Melbourne'...

MELMO: Modernist Architecture in MelbourneRobin Grow 'MELMO: Modernist Architecture in Melbourne' is a comprehensive description of the development of Modernism in Melbourne and tells the story of the effects of the massive changes that occurred in rapidly growing post-war Melbourne. Fully illustrated ,this book targets a broad audience of readers seeking to appreciate how the city embraced and exploited modernist design in a variety of fields. In the three decades after World War II, major c...

$34.95

Garden Like a Nonno New!

Garden Like a Nonno

Garden Like a Nonno: The Italian Art of Growing Your Own FoodJaclyn Crupi In 'Garden Like a Nonno...

Garden Like a Nonno: The Italian Art of Growing Your Own FoodJaclyn Crupi In 'Garden Like a Nonno', Jaclyn Crupi uncovers the secrets of the green-thumbed nonnos. Whether you have a tiny balcony or a sprawling backyard, you’ll be growing your own fruit and veg in no time with a little guidance from the nonnos. Featuring gardening tips and tricks, recipes for preserving your produce, plus classic nonno sayings, 'Garden Like a Nonno' will help you to get in touch with your inner Italian. La dol...

$24.95

Where Do the Stars Go? New!

Where Do the Stars Go?

Where do the Stars Go?Katie Stewart A delightful picture book for children, featuring native Aust...

Where do the Stars Go?Katie Stewart A delightful picture book for children, featuring native Australian animals, that encourages critical thinking. Possum wakes unexpectedly one day and wants to know where the stars go in the morning. His friends, such as bungarra, rakali, numbat and galah, all have ideas and he spends a wonderful day discovering 'stars' in his environment. So wonderful, in fact, that even when his mother helps him discover the true answer, he still plans to look for more sta...

$24.95

Dark Tales from the Long River New!

Dark Tales from the Long River

Dark Tales from the Long River: A Bloody History of Australia's North-West FrontierDavid Price De...

Dark Tales from the Long River: A Bloody History of Australia's North-West FrontierDavid Price Delve into the dark history of Western Australia in this collection of true crime stories. From searches for serial killers and missing persons to the persecution of migrants and Aboriginal people, David Price takes us back to a time when the line between lawmakers and criminals was lightly drawn. Based on a wide array of contemporaneous accounts of life in the Gascoyne, these sometimes shocking, so...

$32.99